MOUNT FAIE' 1.350 m
This hike takes place just above Verbania over Lake Maggiore, only 1h 30 min drive from Milan or 1h from Malpensa Airport. We will go inside the Valgrande National Park. You can easily reach Verbania by train from Milan
Easy and short hike on a panoramic peak above the Maggiore Lake Just 1h driving from Milan. We are at the gates of the valgrande National Park, the largest wilderness area in Italy
- Piedmont, North Piedmont
- Summer, Autumn, Spring
- T2 - Mountain hike
- Medium to low
We will start from a lovely alpine pasture above Verbania with beautiful lake views. We will walk inside a beautiful beech wood, we will reach the "door" of the Valgrande having the chance to see it from its borders. We will reach the panoramic ridge that with steep trail will take us to the top of the mountain. At the top of Monte Faiè the view will be great! we will see the Monte Rosa and most of the Valgrande peaks like the Mount Pedum (the stone symbol in the hearth of the National Park) while on the opposite side we will have the view on the sprakly waters of Lake Maggiore. From this point of view we can understand and discover part of the alpine geomorphology and the shaping of northern Italy great lakes.